Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction Application

Student Information

Permanent Address

Mailing Address (if different)

Other Personal Information

 
 
 

Citizenship

If yes, send or fax a copy of your permanent resident card.
Fax Number: 712.749.1241
Address:

Graduate & Professional Studies
Buena Vista University
610 West Fourth Street
Storm Lake, IA  50588

Felony Conviction Disclaimer

Have you ever been charged with a violation of the law which resulted in probation, a jail sentence or the revocation or suspension of your driver's license?(*)




If you answered yes, please explain the incident:

Directory Information Release


Selecting "No" to the information release means you will not be in the campus directory, you will not appear in your hometown newspaper for honors or other awards, nor are we able to verify your enrollment or other information to lenders, potential employers, or others outside the campus community.

The following three items are optional.
This information is collected only for purposes of statistical reporting to federal agencies and is not used for purposes of determining admission or enrollment at Buena Vista University.

Other Information

*The Effective Teaching and Instructional Leadership track in learning community format will only be offered via BVU's Council Bluffs location starting in fall 2013. Classes are face-to-face, one weekend a month. Learn more about Learning Community Format.

Will you be applying for financial aid?(*)
If yes, submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Transfer students should also have the Financial Aid office at each college or university attend in the current calendar year send financial aid transcript(s) to Buena Vista University Graduate & Professional Studies.





For which term are you applying?
(*)List each college or university you have ever attended or are currently attending. In order to complete this application you will need to send official transcripts from all colleges or universities you have attended to:
Graduate & Professional Studies
Buena Vista University
610 West Fourth Street
Storm Lake, IA  50588

The application process will not be complete until all official transcripts have been received for evaluation.

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Please note: The applicant is responsible for contacting the above schools to have official academic and financialaid transcripts sent to the Buena Vista University location. Transcripts stamped "Student Issued" are not considered official. Information concerning all previous college enrollments must be made available to Buena Vista University. Failure to complywith this requirement will result in delay of admission.

Employer Information

References for Letters of Recommendation

Please provide the name and contact information for three references. One must be your current supervisor (superintendent or principal), another must be a professional colleague, and the third is of your choice.

Please download the recommendation form (PDF) and provide it to each reference. Your references should mail forms directly to:

Graduate & Professional Studies
Buena Vista University
610 West Fourth Street
Storm Lake, Iowa 50588

Reference #1 School Principal or Superintendent

Reference #2 Professional Colleague

Reference #3 Reference of your choice

 

Autobiographical Essay

Compose answers to the following questions in an essay and send as an email attachment to grad@bvu.edu.
  1. Why are you applying to this program at this time?
  2. How do you plan to contribute to this program? What do you expect to take from it?
  3. How will you support your own success in this program? That is, what steps will you take to ensure your success in this academically rigorous endeavor?
Buena Vista University does not discriminate on the basis of color, national origin, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation or handicap in our admission process. Buena Vista University has an Open Admission Policy which we feel enhances the collegiate experience by insuring a diverse student population. No admission fee is required. The University respects the confidentiality of each document it receives including all transcripts, records, and test results used for purpose of evaluation and placement.
By clicking the Submit button, you are confirming that all the information contained on this application is correct, complete, and honestly represented. If this is correct, please click Submit to submit the form above.